The Duo Gelland, internationally renowned Swedish violin duo, will perform the music of James Dillon and Luigi Nono at a free concert at the Weisman Art Museum. More information is available on the School of Music website.
The School of Music and the Weisman Art Museum at the University of Minnesota present The Duo Gelland, internationally renowned Swedish violin duo, performing the music of James Dillon and Luigi Nono. The concert will take place on Monday, March 30 at 7 p.m. at the Weisman Art Museum (333 East River Road on the University's East Bank Campus in Minneapolis). The concert is free and open to the public, and no advance tickets are required.
The Duo Gelland, featuring Cecilia and Martin Gelland, tackle new music with an overwhelming empathy and a virtually feverish intensity, capturing their audience in a bubble of absolute presence.
The Duo Gelland's awards include the internationally prestigious Annual German Record Critics' Award Jahrespreis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik 2008 for James Dillon's Traumwerk on DVD and the Interpreter's Prize of the Society of Swedish Composers.
Related events include a Masterclass featuring The Duo Gelland at the University of Minnesota School of Music, Ferguson Hall, Room 225 on Wednesday, April 1 from 6-8 pm and Contemporary Music Workshop: Duo Gelland at the University of Minnesota School of Music, Ferguson Hall, Room 85, on Friday, April 3 from 9-11 am. These events are free and open to the public.
Parking for the March 30th concert is available in the garage located beneath the Weisman Museum on East River Road. Public parking is available in the museum ramp at a rate of $3.00 per hour with a daily maximum of $12.00. The parking ramp and the museum are both handicapped accessible.
More information about the concert and related events can be found at music.umn.edu.